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  PhD programme in Chemistry

For the admission to the PhD programme, interested candidates with good academic track record satisfying the eligibility criteria can apply.

Eligibility Criteria:

1.  Students with minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in majoring subject) or CGPA 6 out of 10 point scale (55% or equivalent CGPA in aggregate for SC/ST and PD candidates) in Master’s Degree in any branch of Science: Physics/Chemistry/ Mathematics /Biology or equivalent. Candidates with BE /B.Tech /B.Pharm /ME/M.Tech /M. Pharm degree/Integrated BS-MS degree satisfying the above criteria of marks can also apply.

2. In addition to the qualifying degree, the candidate MUST have qualified the following exam:

(a) National Eligibility Test (NET) with VALID* CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF

* The scores/ranks MUST be valid at least till 30th June, 2019

Students will be selected to the PhD programme based on performance in the interviews.


Dates of Walk-in Interviews: March 25-27, 2019 (Mon-Wed)

Reporting Time: 8:30 am

Venue: Seminar room 33, Main Academic Building, IISER Pune

Link for online application form  (Please save a printable version of the submitted application form and carry a print out of the same when coming for the interviews)

Please note the following:

* Please bring a copy of duly filled form with photo

* All candidates must carry relevant Photo ID card

* Bring self-attested photocopies as well as original originals of relevant documents (DoB/BSc/MSc/(UGC/CSIR- JRF)/SC-ST certificate etc). Documents will be verified before the interviews.

*  If accommodation is required to be arranged, please email us before 18 March 2019 on ramlaal@iiserpune.ac.in. Please note that we have limited beds and will be arranged on first-cum-first-served basis.

If you need any further clarifications please email chemphdselection@iiserpune.ac.in